forest_from_domain

Use the forest_from_domain command to retrieve the forest name based on the domain name. The command also stores the retrieved forest name in memory.

Zone type

Not applicable

Syntax

forest_from_domain [-nocache] <domain>

Abbreviation

ffd

Options

This command takes the following option:

Option Description

nocache

Use this option to force fetch the forest name from Active Directory instead of reading the forest name from in memory.

Arguments

This command takes the following argument:

Argument Type Description

domain

string

Required. Specifies the domain for which you want to retrieve the forest.

Return value

This command returns the forest name (in upper case text).

Examples

>forest_from_domain 5027f1d2.test
5027F1D1.TEST
>ffd 5027f1d2.test
5027F1D1.TEST